Happy Valentine’s Day, Dolores

Happy Valentine's Day, Dolores

This unusual Valentine book is not only cleverly written but teaches a very good lesson.  There is an underlining theme of Valentine’s Day and activities but what happens when we snoop, take things that aren’t ours and having to make Read more…


Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a delicious dessert to share with your family, friends or for a kid’s birthday party.  And the best part is that it is gluten free and tastes yummy!


Gluten-Free Latkes

Gluten-Free Latkes

Just in time to complete Hanukkah celebrations! Traditional Potato Latkes ingredients: 2 cups grated gold, white or sweet potatoes (approximately 1 ½ lbs.) 1 small onion, grated 3 eggs, beaten 3 Tbs. gfJules™ All Purpose Flour 1 tsp. sea salt pepper, Read more…


Maccabee! The Story of Hanukkah

Maccabee! The Story of Hanukkah

Tilda Balsley tells the story of Hanukkah in great rhyme and rhythm.  She tells simply about the Jewish struggles and how Judah Maccabee leads the Jews to victory against the Greeks.  The Jews temple was left in a mess and Read more…


Twelve Lizards Leaping

Twelve Lizards Leaping

We are all familiar with the 12 Days of Christmas but how about a new twist?  Twelve Lizards Leaping is a fun book to read to children, especially if you tell them (or sing) the original Twelve Days of Christmas.  Read more…


Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls

With Thanksgiving feasts and holiday parties just ahead, these rolls could be just the thing for those gluten free meals.  Check it out!


The Ugly Pumpkin

The Ugly Pumpkin

How could a pumpkin be so ugly that no one would want it?  Everyone walked right past him and soon October was over.  He was left all alone.  He tried to make friends in an apple orchard but they played Read more…


The Valentine’s Day Mix-Up

The Valentine's Day Mix-Up

Strawberry Shortcake was a favorite at our house when my girls were young.  I still struggle with too many “berries,” but the stories are cute with a subtle lesson. The Valentine’s Day Mix-Up by Amy Ackelsberg, is a perfect Valentine’s Read more…


Santasaurus

Santasaurus by Niamh Sharkey

This is a nice blend of dinosaur and Christmas.  It has a hint of Polar Express.  Darling pictures from Santasauras to Dinodeer.   The littlest dinosaur receives a very special gift that he will always remember.  It’s a great bedtime story.


The Tub People’s Christmas

The Tub People's Christmas

What a great story to read to a child at Christmastime.  All the tub people are standing together until the table shifts and knocks them all down.  Will they ever get together again?  They must beware of the dog who Read more…